NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) – Students attending school in the ASU System can expect to pay higher tuition fees.
On Friday, the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees approved $238.5 million in operating budgets and campus tuition and fees rates for the 2014-15 academic year.
President Charles Welch emphasized the raise would keep faculty salaries completive.
For the Jonesboro campus, tuition and fees would increase 2.8 percent; including a $2 academic excellence fee for salary increase for faculty. The average cost for a full-time student will go up $105.
Other tuition increases include:
- ASU-Beebe 4.8 percent
- ASU-Mountain Home 2.8 percent
- ASU-Newport 5 percent